Examples of deathly in a Sentence
A deathly silence filled the room.
his deathly pallor suggested that any attempt to find a pulse would be futile
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First Known Use of deathly
before 12th century
Synonymsdead, deadly, mortal, mortuary
Antonymshealthful, healthy, nonfatal, nonlethal, wholesome
Related Wordscadaverous; ghostlike, ghostly, phantom, spectral; inactive, inert, inoperative, lifeless, quiescent, still; macabre; baleful, fatal, fateful, fell, killer, lethal, murderous, pestilent
Near Antonymsactive, alive, animate, breathing, live, living; animated, bouncing, brisk, energetic, frisky, gay, jaunty, jazzy, lively, peppy, perky, pert, racy, snappy, spanking, sparky, spirited, sprightful, sprightly, springy, vigorous, vital, vivacious, zippy; able-bodied, chipper, fit, hale, healthy, hearty, robust, sound, well, whole, wholesome
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